Cobram Estate Olive Oil

Australia's award-winning and entirely preservative-free products are now available in the US

Some of the most commonly adulterated (and commonly consumed) food products the world over are milk, honey, saffron, orange juice and olive oil. And sometimes simply reading a label isn’t a huge amount of help as brands are able to slap all kinds of false claims on their products while consumers are none the wiser. Food fraud is real, and while we’re being ripped off …

Chromjuwelen Motor Öl

Designer motor oil for classic cars

Created specifically to cater to classic cars that experience long periods of down time between runs, Chromjewelen Motor Öl is the byproduct of a collaboration between the motor culture magazine of the same name and German auto additive specialists Mathé. Made and driven by the informed minds behind Chromjewelen, the specialty motor oil has been tailored specifically for performance engines to provide wear and corrosion …

Blackcreek Mercantile and Trading Company

Cutting board oil and other handcrafted kitchen essentials

Working exclusively with naturally sourced materials, Blackcreek Mercantile and Trading Company seeks to create products that connect the user and the maker to the material. Blackcreek is based in the thick forest of Kingston, NY, and specializes in all things wooden from kitchen spoons turned out of maple wood to cutting boards made from a single cut of wood. Founder Josh Vogel claims to have …

Alessandro Brighetti Schizophrenia

A macabre demonstration in the electromagnetic manipulation of oil-based ferrofluids

Raised in a family of doctors and formally educated as a painter, Alessandro Brighetti finds himself and his work helplessly drawn towards the fields of arts and science. Initially channeling this keen interest through works reminiscent of petri dish experiments and cellular dissections, Brighetti’s work has since evolved to include a range of chemically enhanced sculptures. On a recent visit to Switzerland’s Scope Basel 2012 …

Beard Oil

Gently scented conditioners to tame your facial mane

As the fashion of rugged refinement grips the menswear scene, grooming products have had to accommodate a curious new cosmetic—beard oil. Part cologne, part conditioner, the oil has become steadily more common as an alternative to cream-based beard conditioners. These lightly-scented oils add just the right amount of shine and musky fragrance to manly mugs. Dude No. 1 Dude No. 1 ($65) by MCMC Fragrances …